Wounded by media scrutiny, Trump turned a briefing into a presidential tantrum - 2020-04-14

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F345.png Wounded by media scrutiny, Trump turned a briefing into a presidential tantrum April 14, 2020, David Smith, The Guardian

President lashed out at reporters, swiped at Biden and refused to accept that he had put a foot wrong in coronavirus response

A toddler threw a self-pitying tantrum on live television on Monday night. Unfortunately he was 73 years old, wearing a long red tie and running the world's most powerful country.

Donald Trump, starved of campaign rallies, Mar-a-Lago weekends and golf, and goaded by a bombshell newspaper report, couldn't take it any more. Years of accreted grievance and resentment towards the media came gushing out in a torrent. He ranted, he raved, he melted down and he blew up the internet with one of the most jaw-dropping performances of his presidency.

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{{cite news | first = David | last = Smith | title = Wounded by media scrutiny, Trump turned a briefing into a presidential tantrum | url = https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/apr/13/trump-coronavirus-meltdown-media-authority | work = The Guardian | date = April 14, 2020 | accessdate = April 15, 2020 }}